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Rafael Nadal to meet Canadian Milos Raonic in Rogers Cup final

Aug. 10, 2013 at 11:46 PM

MONTREAL, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal bested Novak Djokovic with a third-set tiebreaker and Canadian Milos Raonic also won a semifinal match Saturday at the Rogers Cup.

Spain's Nadal overcame the top-ranked, two-time defending champion 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (7-2) in the late semifinal at Montreal's Stade Uniprix.

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Nadal, who won the Canadian event in in 2005 and 2008, stretched his Rogers Cup winning streak to 13 match and improved to 21-15 all-time against Djokovic.

His opponent in Sunday's title tilt will be 11th-seeded Raonic, who also needed a third-set tiebreaker to get past Vasek Pospisil 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (7-4) in an all-Canadian semifinal.

Raonic, seeking his fifth career ATP Tour title, is also looking to become the first Canadian to take the event since Robert Bedard did so in 1958.

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